How Ingram Micro’s ITAD operations in India fit in with Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and PRO
India faces unique challenges as the fifth largest e‑waste producer in the world. Only 5% of India’s total e‑waste is currently recycled due to poor infrastructure and other barriers, which in turns causes irreparable damage to the environment and to the people working in – and living around – the informal and unauthorized recycling operations that have taken root to extract value from end-of-life products. Find out how Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and Producer Responsibility Organizations (PROs) like Ingram Micro ITAD can help India safely manage e‑waste
Some highlights from Spotlight on India:
- India is one of the largest e‑waste producing countries in the world, generating about 2 million tons of e‑waste annually
- EPR is a set of stringent environmental policies designed to create a framework for markets that truly reflects the full environmental impact of a product
- Ingram Micro – an experienced, global IT asset disposition (ITAD) and e‑waste recycling company – has initiated a range of activities to promote and support compliant e‑waste recycling in India.